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Put a crimp in turnover

by on December 1, 2000 6:00pm
in Human Resources

One-third of workers are at “high risk” of quitting within two years, according to a recent study by Hudson Institute and Walker Information.
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About a third of job seekers lie on their applications, according to John Reed & Associates, a Chicagobased consulting firm.
No employer wants to explain to a court why jokes like "Why beer is better than women" are bouncing around the company e-mail system. But that's the position more companies are ...
HR director Cheryl Swenson didn't wait for the standard severance package when the senior VP for human resources said her job would be eliminated. Swenson contacted the president and CEO ...
When racial tensions among third-shift employees at a Wal-Mart boiled over, Gail Robinson reported it to her managers several times. African-American co-workers called her "white bitch," shoved and threatened her ...
Related telecommunications companies decided to slash middle management. How they did it landed them in court fighting several claims, including age discrimination. Indiana Bell and Ameritech created complex ranking systems ...
A group of New York City employees was designated as salaried and exempt from overtime, but several regulations subjected city workers to pay deductions and suspension for absences. None of these ...
Joseph Succar's affair with Clemencia Lorenz soured after about a year. At the school where they worked, she verbally and physically harassed Succar and tried to embarrass him in front of ...